Hugh M. Jeffries
Hugh Morgan Jeffries, 50, Louisville, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at his home.
Born Oct. 6, 1963, in Louisville, he was the son of Roy and Nancye Langley Jeffries.
He was a CBT inspector on the day shift at Ford Motor Co., where he won an award as No. 1 in accuracy and speed, company-wide, was a member of Scout Troop 777 in Okolona, Ky., was a Ham radio operator, number KK4UFO, was a guest speaker on Art Bell’s syndicated radio show, ‘Coast to Coast’ and the Chris Magill show ‘Paranormal,’ was a guest on the Tony Venetti Fox radio show, was known as Louisville’s official music historian, played bass for ‘Nervous Melvin and The Mistakes’ in 1982 for 1-1/2 years and wrote articles for Louisville’s ‘Hard Times’ magazine called ‘Ten Years Ago in Music’ from 1993-1995.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Carol Latern.
Survivors include his wife, the former Jo Ann Vaughn; three stepsons, Sean Smith of Prestonsburg, Ky., Nathaniel Miller of Lexington, Ky., and Adam T. Miller of Louisville; a stepdaughter, Martha Johnson of Greenville, Ga.; a brother, Cornell Jeffries of Louisville; and a sister, Diane Kinkaid of Crestwood, Ky.
Visitation: Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 3, after 9 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Corydon.
Officiant: Pastor Ellen Swiggart.
Pallbearers: Nathaniel Blake Miller, Adam Thaddeus Miller, Sean Smith, Kevin Kinkaid, Jeffrey A. Vaughn and Joseph A. Mattingly.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Louisville, 2301 Hurstbourne Village Drive, Suite 700, Louisville, KY 40299-1849.